Rev. Jesse Jackson And His Wife Are Hospitalized For COVID-19

Posted by on August 21, 2021 8:11 pm
Categories: US National Stories

Rev. Jesse Jackson, shown receiving the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in January, and his wife, Jacqueline, have been hospitalized after testing positive for COVID-19.

The civil rights leader, who is vaccinated against the virus, has advocated for COVID-19 vaccines for Black people. Despite having been diagnosed for Parkinson’s disease, Jackson has remained active.

(Image credit: Charles Rex Arbogast/AP)

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